Flatpak

Leo Francisco lists at boywithwings.co.uk
Wed Jun 15 11:45:11 UTC 2016


Snaps are already supported in the 16.04 base, you can play with them
now. It's just an idea, but maybe either snaps or XDG would make it
easier to run the latest version of GNOME 3 desktop/apps under Ubuntu.

Leo



On 14/06/16 17:10, Adam Eveleigh wrote:
> Ah, iirc that's GNOME's Snappy equivalent. I suppose that's a question that Ubuntu GNOME's going to have to answer at some point. Do you want to support Flatpak, Snappy or both? There's also AppImage, an independent project which does a similar thing.
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> Hey all,
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> A lot of the podcast are talking about Flatpak (formerly XDG apps) which
> has picked up a bit of momentum and has the support of the GNOME
> foundation. They provide distribution agnostic packages with everything
> bundled in.
> http://flatpak.org/#about
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> I haven't done any testing yet but it looks like a way of potentially
> allowing people to always have the latest GNOME apps in a reliable way.
> Here's a list of what's available so far:
> http://flatpak.org/apps.html
>
> Could be something to keep an eye on.
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> All the best
> Leo
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